Yukon Politics

Jan 30, 2018
Yukon Premier Sandy Silver. Image: Bw14/Wikimedia Commons

Electoral reform in Yukon

Linda Leon
The Yukon government is forming a non-partisan commission to study electoral reform in the Yukon. In response to that welcome initiative, I am writing a series existing electoral systems worldwide.
Aug 16, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Roland Tanglao

Yukon youth of today

Lewis Rifkind
In the Yukon for the 2011 federal election, 39 per cent of males and 42 per cent of females aged 18 to 24 voted. But this time around these figures might be going up.
Jul 26, 2015

Yukon federal candidates in place

Lewis Rifkind
The Yukon Federal NDP have a candidate in place, as do all the other main parties. Let the politicking commence.
Feb 24, 2014
Photo: flickr/fox_kiyo

On Thomas Berger and the Peel River Watershed

Heather Menzies
The Yukon government's 'regional land-use plan' for the Peel River Watershed proposes to leave 29 per cent protected from development, versus the 80 per cent originally recommended. What gives?
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